Aims for September 2018 – the results

3 months until the end of the year – madness! I’m not sure about you but I just cannot believe that we are already at the end of September! This means I’ve got just 6 weeks until we go on holiday – and I can’t wait! This is usually our biggest (expense wise) family holiday of the Autumn/Winter seasons and I can’t wait now. We really need some downtime to relax together, chat, eat good food and not have any work to worry about.

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Aims for August 2018 – the results

The end of August already. Wow! I’m excited as September is my Christmas prep month and I’m looking forward to achieving lots. I can’t wait to see what the cooler months bring opportunity wise for my family, as I always feel at my most productive and organised when it is not so hot. My Aims for August 2018 – the results are now live!

Aims for August 2018 - the results

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What you need to know about a Trust Deed

Roll back 5 years or so and I had debt. Quite a bit. We had moved into a home together, got married and needed to furnish our home in a short space of time. While we were fortunate, that our parents helped out a little with money, we paid for the bulk of our wedding and furnishing our home ourselves. While we managed to work hard and get out of debt by repaying everything, I know this isn’t always an option. Today I’m bringing you a collaborative post to let you know what you need to know about a Trust Deed, to help you work out if it is the right debt solution for you.

What you need to know about a Trust Deed

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Saving for the future with a JISA from Wealthsimple

Being a parent is so challenging at times. Emotionally, physically and financially. From the day our daughter was born, back in March 2016, we started a savings fund for her. Each month, when Thomas gets paid, we put away a small fixed sum of money for Daisy. This just comes out automatically, and moves to a savings account, and is basically painless. We don’t miss the money, and it goes before we allocate our money to bills, savings and spends. It isn’t a vast sum but it soon adds up and Daisy is already into the early thousands with her savings, just from these small amounts. Recently I have been thinking about the long-term, and the best way to grow Daisy’s money, for her future, without having to increase the amount of money that we are saving. Today I want to talk to you about Junior ISAs, or JISAs, as they are often known, from Wealthsimple. I have been toying with the idea of opening one and think I’m ready to take the leap!

Saving for the future with a JISA from Wealthsimple

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